Why Benghazi Matters: Part 1

Ambassador Chris Stevens abandoned into the hands of his assailants

I am compelled to write about what happened in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. On that day radical Islamic elements mounted an orchestrated attack on the fledgling American Consulate there (the Embassy itself is located in Libya's capital, Tripoli) in which four Americans died: Ambassador Christopher Stevens, State Department information officer Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty. Though eight months have passed since the incident, it remains unresolved. … [Read more...]


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